Archive for November, 2012

PC vs Mac

Posted: 29th November 2012 by Seth Killey in Saving Money, Windows 8

I’m admittedly a bit anti-Apple, but I still find this shocking.  I think if I really preferred OSX, I’d opt for the Hackintosh route because their hardware pricing is nuts.  The PC on the left is the system I recently purchased and the closest Mac comparison on the right.  This is the 13″ MacBook Pro […]

My guest WiFi solution

Posted: 28th November 2012 by Seth Killey in WiFi

I recently needed to come up with a cost effective, open guest WiFi solution.  My requirements were that the guest WiFi be completely isolated from the corporate network and filter web traffic through our proxy server according to corporate web usage policies.  Using our existing layer 2 Dell switches, our Smoothwall UTM 1000 router, and […]

File Server Resource Manager (FSRM) Email Notifications

Posted: 7th November 2012 by Seth Killey in Windows Server

If you’re like me and set up quotas on redirected storage (My Documents), you likely also want to setup email notifications so your users know when they hit the quota threshold.  The problem is when sending the e-mail alert from FSRM to an internal hub transport server the message will likely not be delivered because […]